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Hours after the C-section, as the new mother slowly came around, her bua’s voice rang through her drug-induced stupor — “Lockdown aa gaya, Lockdown aa gaya”. And a bundle thrust into her arms: her baby, her first born.

“My bua, who stayed in hospital with me, just came up with the a nickname for the baby for fun — Lockdown,” laughs Mamata Dudi, 25, speaking on the phone from her in-laws’ home in Rajasthan’s Nagaur district, where she is recovering after the delivery on May 6.

In this season of a pandemic and all the associated uncertainties, at least one thing had gone to plan – Mamata was now the mother of a baby boy.